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- Photograph of workshop participants at Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee, 1957 August 31
- Malone, John
- Date of Original:
- Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.)
African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville
Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Grundy County
Nonviolence--Study and teaching--Tennessee--Monteagle
Civil rights workers--Tennessee
Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century--Sources
Grundy County (Tenn.)--Race relations
- Helstein, Ralph
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987
Gomillion, Charles G. (Charles Goode), 1900-1995
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994
- United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.16589, -86.78444
- black-and-white photographs
- A photograph of workshop leaders and participants at the 25th Anniversary Session and meeting of Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee on August 31, 1957. Myles Horton and Don West founded Highlander Folk School in Grundy County, Tennessee, 1932. Highlander became a center for biracial meetings and workshops, where some of the most important figures of social movements studied. Pictured from left to right: Ralph Helstein, Myles Horton, Rosa Parks, unidentified man, Septima Poinsette Clark, unidentified man, unidentified man, Charles Gomillion, and Bernice Robinson.
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- 1 photograph negative : b&w ; 3.25 x 4.25 in.
- Original Collection:
- Nashville Banner Archives, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.
- Contributing Institution:
- Nashville Public Library (Tenn.). Special Collections Division